Inarguably one of the best paediatric gastroenterologists in Delhi, Dr Smita Malhotra is also experienced in paediatric liver transplantation. She has performed over 250 paediatric liver transplants, a daunting figure by any standard. A renowned doctor in her field, Dr Smita has spoken on many international platforms to share her experience and knowledge about liver diseases in children. Despite her busy schedule, Dr Malhotra still finds time to train 4 paediatricians in paediatric gastroenterology, hepatology, nutrition and liver transplantation every year.
The best gastroenterologist for children in South Delhi, Dr Smita Malhotra treats issues such as GI disorders like celiac disease, malabsorption and acute diarrhoea. Paediatric gastroenterology is a specialized field for treating gastric issues in children. Dr S Malhotra is trained to treat problems like bleeding in the gastrointestinal tract, lactose intolerance, short bowel syndrome, food allergies, GERD, pancreatitis and liver disease.
Kids need specialized care, something a family practitioner is not equipped in treating. She also performs emergency endoscopic services to remove foreign bodies from the GI tract and treat bleeding in the upper and lower GI tract, apart from other child-related maladies.
Infants and kids are vulnerable to infections as they are yet to develop a strong immune system. This makes it vital to get the best treatment for them before the problem increases. Dr Smita says, ‘When you heal a child, you heal the world as these infants are our future.’ Wise words indeed.
Area of expertise is pediatric liver transplantation and has experience of over 250 pediatric liver transplants conducted under her active care and evaluation including babies weighing as small as 3-4 kgs suffering from acute or chronic liver failure and various metabolic liver disorders. She has been invited on national and international platforms to share her experience in the field and has prestigious publications to her credit. She is the guide for ISPGHAN and National Diplomate Board fellowships that train 4 pediatricians in pediatric gastroenterology, hepatology, nutrition and liver transplantation every year.
She also caters to children with various other GI disorders including celiac disease, malabsorption, acute and chronic diarrhoea, failure to thrive, inflammatory bowel disease, pancreatic disorders, vomiting, pain abdomen, constipation, functional GI disorders amongst others. Emergency endoscopic services for foreign body removal, upper and lower GI bleed and corrosive ingestion are provided promptly in addition to routine diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopic procedures and manometry services.
How can I take an appointment with Dr Smita Malhotra ?
To book an online appointment with Dr Smita Malhotra, you can visit the app/website of Apollo 24/7, search for Dr Smita Malhotra name, and click on the ‘Consult’ button. Once you make the payment and confirm the consultation, your online appointment will be booked for the chosen appointment time.
Where does Dr Smita Malhotra practice?
Dr Smita Malhotra offers online consultations on our web platform Apollo 24/7 and Apollo 24/7 App. Also, available for physical consultations at the following locations: Apollo Hospitals Indraprastha,Delhi
What is the educational qualification of Dr Smita Malhotra ?
Dr Smita Malhotra is a Paediatric Gastroenterologist with over 15 Yrs. years of experience and has the following qualifications -MBBS, DNB (Paediatrics), MRCPCH (UK), FPGH
What languages can Dr Smita Malhotra speak?
Dr Smita Malhotra can speak English, Hindi, Punjabi.
Why do patients visit Dr Smita Malhotra?
Patients visit Dr Smita Malhotra for Paediatric Gastroenterology related problems. To see more reasons visit the doctor's profile on Apollo 24|7.